As I posted above, I did not post every detail of everything I tested and tried. So check my Mia Culpa (apology) above. On the other hand, "Stethoscope" might have clued you in that motherboard MOSFETs are easy to distinguish from GPU cards, if for no other reason than they are a foot apart.
So, it really looks like you want to get personal. Why? are you unhappy with your life? Are you feeling inadequate? Ok, this thread is dead, and we are in the valley of the trolls.
It use to be fun when people actually understood I made their shit they're talking about and could help them.
Do you think that "sentence" you typed above makes sense? Seriously, if you have failed at life, and are too poor to buy modern hardware, and are unaware that the x79 chipset boards are rife with early revision problems, then here is what you should do:
1) Cancel your internet connection, it is not doing you any good.
2) Take your ancient EE degree off the wall, scrape off the lichen, and bury it. We can all design bipolar junctions on our iPads now.
3) With the time you used to spend trolling, give yourself some bibliotherapy http://clpgh.org/research/parentseducators/parents/bibliotherapy/showbooklist.cfm?catid=7&list=manners
may be a good place for you to start.
4) With the money you save, buy the bus fare to a free-clinic cognitive therapist. Tell her that the only way that you fell strong or empowered, is in your pathetic attempts to belittle people you know nothing about, over topics you know nothing about, while pretending that the volume of your useless, idiotic postings makes you an "elder" instead of showing you that you are a sad, stupid little person.
There may be hope for you. Acknowledge your fears of obsolescence, and never again speak or type an unkind word.
Above all, stay offline.